MTI Dry: The Stucco's Not to Blame. It Needs to Drain. 30-Oct-20 19:41
The Stucco's Not to Blame.
It Needs to Drain.
High Performance Walls -
Meet Advanced Drainage
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.Reducing air and heat flow through walls eliminates the drying that classic walls needed. Stucco failures aren't a stucco problem - they're a systems issue.
The antidote for what Dr. Lstiburek calls "The Coming Stucco-Pocalypse" is adding drying back into the equation with a rainscreen air gap and the compatible accessories.